Clinical Procedures I - Basic Procedures
Course #: PT 131
Class/Lab Hours: 0, 3
This lab course is designed to introduce the physical therapist assistant to a variety of basic skills and techniques which make up the patient’s plan of care. Basic patient care skills are learned with consideration for safety and patient comfort. Students are introduced to safety, body mechanics, positioning, patient transfers, gait training with a variety of ambulatory aids and activities of daily living. Students also study architectural barriers and are presented with physical challenges within the environment. Co-requisites: PT 121 and PT 132.
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